Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
There is no set-up disc for the PS3, just a recovery menu where everything can be put back to factory settings. I assume this is what you are wanting to do?
If so then follow these steps :
Step 1. Turn your PS3 off into standby (red light on)
Step 2. Press and hold the power button. It will beep when you first press it, beep again 5 seconds later and then beep once more and turn off. Release the power button.
Step 3. Press and hold the power button. It will beep when you first press it, beep 5 seconds later and then there will be 2 quick beeps together. Release the power button when you hear these 2 beeps.
Step 4. The PS3 will start up asking you to connect a controller via USB and press the PS button. Do this and then go onto the next step.
Step 5. A menu will load. Select option 5 "Restore PS3 system". The console will ask you if you are sure, just accept and then the PS3 will restart. All the original software will be loaded and you will need to enter the date and time and other details.
When you have done all this your PS3 should be back to standard settings.
Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa
Posted on Aug 30, 2010
the link above will take you to the playstation site you can get everything you need from their you can get all the latest software downloads and should be able to get it on your ps3 via disk or usb dongle
let me know if you have any problems ok
usually if you put a game in it will load the software off the games cd, how ever you may need to format the hd drive and start again, make sure the date and time is set correctly as this can cause problems
plz rate this solution as i have a whole page of unrated posts, thanks
Posted on Aug 30, 2010
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